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Refugee in Brussels

I signed for the YeP project to get to know more about immigrants and immigration. I wanted to see immigrants with my own eyes and interview them. I’ve met many immigrants in the center where my mother works but I’ve noticed they all have different stories to tell. My story is about the first time I actually dared to start… Read more →

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I got in contact with refugees in Croatia, their reality and circumstances in which they live has shocked me deeply. I participated in the project as I wanted to face reality and not just from behind the screen, be in direct contact with these people and what they are going through and to see what the government is doing for… Read more →

Refugees in Slavonski Brod, Croatia

My name is Anita, I am from Bulgaria. I’ve been studying Arabic language for 5 years in Sofia University. After I graduated, I came to Croatia, where I currently live with my husband. Several months after I came to Croatia, the refugee crisis in Europe started. there was an offer for a position in UNICEF. I started working as an… Read more →

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Youth e-Perspectives on Migration peer-to-peer events – a great success!

Remember our project Youth e–Perspectives on Migration (YeP) and our training for young people called Find-Tell-Act (using digital media to tackle issues as the refugee crisis and migration)? After the training in Croatia, where they learned a lot about the empowering side of digital media and the refugee crisis, Autumn 2016 was the time for our young participants to act!… Read more →

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Meeting with “Stop Mare Mortum”

YEP has attend, during the last month of October, the meetings of the communication’s commission of the civic platform Stop Mare Mortum, which fights againts human rights violations, in order to understand how they work at Barcelona and to explain our experience. Stop Mother Mortum comes after the death of around 900 people at the Italian coast on 19 April… Read more →

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Youth e-Perspectives on Migration training in Zagreb

Youth e-Perspectives on Migration is one of our favorite projects. Why? Because it is about young people, digital skills and media literacy, about refugees and migration, mutual understanding, history and future. All at the same time. But let’s start from the beginning. The idea was to create a methodology for a short training course on digital photography, storytelling and journalism… Read more →

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Not your usual Hotel

Today we visited the Hotel Porin, a  center for asylum seekers, to see how people live there. When we arrived, a social worker guided us around the building and showed us the different rooms, the hospital, the classes, the playing areas, the computer rooms… After we finished with our tour, we talked to some different people living there to get… Read more →